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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • Saturday's matchup: Northwestern at Butler

    TV/radio: 3:30 p.m. Saturday; FOX-32, WGN-AM 720, WGWG-FM 87.7. Records: Northwestern 5-2; Butler 6-1. Fred Mitchell's quick look: Butler has won 16 straight nonconference games at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Northwestern has lost two straight, including a 66-...
  • Preview: USC Upstate at Georgia Tech

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: USC Upstate at Georgia Tech Georgia Tech is off to its best start in five years, and while the Yellow Jackets played their best basketball of the season in the opening minutes of Wednesday's victory at Northwestern, they...
  • Thursday's local interest college basketball roundup: Drexel drops stunner to D-II city rival; Williamsburg's Hornsby helps LSU upend No. 16 West Va.

    Traditionally, Drexel is known as one of the Colonial Athletic Association's most physical teams and as one of its hardest to beat. But the Dragons incurred one of their most shocking losses ever Thursday night, and it was to a Division II program...
  • After loss, Chris Collins says he may shake up Northwestern lineup

     After loss, Chris Collins says he may shake up Northwestern lineup
    For starters, Northwestern dug itself a hole it couldn't crawl out of Wednesday night as Georgia Tech rolled to a 66-58 victory at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Wildcats coach Chris Collins said he is considering a different starting lineup when his team travels to...
  • Gordon returns to site of breakout game

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Wisconsin - INSIDE SLANT Two years ago, Melvin Gordon was an unknown freshman running back for Wisconsin. Nine carries and 216 yards later, Gordon was suddenly a national name after torching Nebraska in leading...
  • Illinois fans less than thrilled that Tim Beckman will return as coach

    Illinois fans less than thrilled that Tim Beckman will return as coach
    A surprising winning streak. A victory in the rivalry game. A bowl game. The end-of-season flourish seemed to save Illinois coach Tim Beckman, who was retained by athletic director Mike Thomas with an announcement Sunday. Those achievements would whip...
  • Michigan fires coach Brady Hoke

    The dream job became a nightmare. A little less than four years after he said he would have walked to Michigan from San Diego to coach U-M, Brady Hoke has been fired Tuesday, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. After a meeting, the...
  • For college football coaches coming and going, it's all about location

    Like real estate, everything about a college football head coaching job comes down to three things: Location, location, location. The value of each victory depends largely on where a head coach works. Losses tax each guy's career differently. You always...
  • Morgan State falls to Virginia Tech, 83-63, in men's basketball

    After taking an early lead, the visiting Morgan State men's basketball team could not stop Virginia Tech guard Adam Smith, who hit six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points in the Hokies' 83-63 victory Sunday. Guard Devin Wilson had 10 points, seven...
  • Dramatic final weekend in Big Ten - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Minnesota - INSIDE SLANT The final weekend of the Big Ten season produced plenty of drama. It started Friday when Nebraska rallied from a 24-7 deficit at Iowa for a 37-34 overtime victory. Then on Saturday,...
  • Tim Beckman will be back for a 4th season as Illinois' football coach

    Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas saw enough improvement from football coach Tim Beckman's team to retain him. Thomas released a statement about keeping Beckman on Sunday, the day after the Illini earned bowl eligibility by beating Northwestern....